Digitas’ NewFront Advice To Brands: You Need Causes And Beliefs

When it comes to social causes and movements, brands can’t stand on the sidelines anymore as traditional calls to action are being upstaged by emotional connections. “You cannot not stand for nothing. By doing that, you’re standing for something and something that won’t resonate with your consumers,” says Michael Kahn, Global Brand President at Digitas. […]


Performics’ CEO Targets Intent And Consumer Demand

COLOGNE — Marketers’ imperatives have changed a lot. That’s why media agency holding group Publicis recently brought together many of its disparate capabilities together in to a new division, Performics, focused on executing performance-based media outcomes across the board. Performics’ CEO Michael Kahn says the agency covers a range of advertising channels: Biddable Programmatic Search Social Mobile Display Direct-response Direct-response […]


Programmatic Will Increasingly Be Tied to Content: Performics’s Kahn

COLOGNE — Consumer intent has become the most important variable for marketers to tap into, according to Michael Kahn, CEO of the Publicis-owned performance marketing agency Performics. “I believe that the marketing world has moved from a post-awareness world to one fully focused on consumer intent,” he says in an interview with Beet.TV recorded last […]